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Benefits of reciting Surah al-Jumu’ah (The Friday)

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Jumu’ah (The Friday)

Surah al-Jumu’ah (Arabic: سورة الجمعة‎, “Friday”) is the 62nd chapter (sura) of the Quran with 11 verses. The chapter is named al-jumu`ah (“Friday”) because it is the day of the assembly when the community abandons trade, transactions and other diversions in favor of assembling to seek the all-encompassing truth and most beneficent and seek the “bounty of God” exclusively. This sura is an Al-Musabbihat sura …

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Surah al-Buruj

Benefits of reciting Surah Al-Burooj(The Mansion of Stars)

Surat al-Burūj (Arabic: البروج‎, “The Great Star”) is the eighty-fifth chapter (sura) of the Quran with 22 verses. The surah opens with an oath by a heaven full of stars: by the sky containing great stars. The Arabic word Al-Burooj is interpreted in several ways. The word Al-Burooj is the plural of Burj which means fort or tower; something that …

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Surah al-Bayyinah

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Bayyinah (The Clear Evidence)

Surah al-Bayyinah is the 98th Surat, by no coincidence composed of 98 words, with both structural and thematic symmetries more characteristic of the Meccan period. The sura opens by addressing the polytheists of Arabia, as well as those amongst the People of the Book who had fallen into disbelief. Allowing that they may be restored only by a “clear sign” from God who speaks …

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hugging in Ramadan

Hugging your wife or husband in Ramadan

Is hugging in Ramadan permissible between husband and wife? Wa’alaykum salaam warahmatullahi wa barakatuh. All praise and thanks are due to Allah alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger ﷺ. In obligatory fasts (Ramadan), one is allowed to do these only if one can control oneself. Therefore, no one who is fasting should do such …

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ramadan rules kissing: Kissing during ramadan

Ramadan rules: Kissing One’s Spouse while Fasting In Ramadan

Ramadan rules: Can you kiss during Ramadan? Assalaamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarikaatu. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah alone, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Kissing during Ramadan isn’t bad, it’s permissible. However, it is better and therefore recommended to avoid kissing during …

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Surah al-A’ala

Benefits of reciting Surah al-A’ala (The Most High)

Al-A’la describes the Islamic view of existence, the Oneness of Allah, and Divine revelation, additionally mentioning rewards and punishments. Mankind often hides things from each other and from themselves as well. The sura reminds us that Allah knows the things that are declared and things that lie hidden. The final verse of this Sura affirms that …

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Benefits of reciting Surah al-Fatihah

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Fatihah (The Opening)

Surah al-Fatihah (Arabic: سُّورَةُ الْفَاتِحَة‎) is the first chapter (surah) of the Quran. Its seven verses (ayat) are a prayer for the guidance, lordship, and mercy of God. This chapter has an essential role in salāt. The primary literal meaning of the expression “al-Fātiḥah” is “The Opener,” which could refer to this Surah being “the opener of the Book” …

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